Press agenda on February 24

 Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Press agenda on February 24

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

MANISA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address opening ceremony of infrastructure-related projects in the province.

 

ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend opening ceremony of environmental projects at presidential complex.

 

ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute to announce residential sales statistics for January and solid fuel statistics for December last.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet European Parliament President Antonio Tajani for talks on EU-related issues and Brexit. 

 

FRANCE

PARIS - Annual ceremony of the Cesar Film Awards, regarded as the French equivalent of the Oscars, to begin.​

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - Peace talks on Syria to resume ​with bilateral meetings hosted by UN envoy Staffan de Mistura with government and opposition delegations.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at party conference on Brexit after losing long-held parliamentary seat to ruling Conservatives.

LONDON - Thousands of Turks living in Britain on a permit created by a special 1963 treaty are being told their situation will be “business as usual” during Brexit.

 

UNITED STATES

​WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump to address conservative gathering in nation's capital. 

 

LEBANON

BEIRUT - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to meet Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri during his official visit.

 

PALESTINE

JERUSALEM - Israeli court to hold hearing for detained Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency employee Mohamed Murtaja. 

 

ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to meet President Mulatu Teshome  and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the presidential palace.

 

PHILIPPINES

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Senator Leila de Lima -- President Rodrigo Duterte’s ach-critic on his bloody drug war -- turns herself in.

 

INDONESIA

TUBAN - Foreign Ministry spokesman says policy to not allow Israeli premier’s aircraft to fly over Indonesia intended to retaliate against Israel's action last year that banned its foreign minister from visiting Palestine.

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